The Hanigan Lab at the University of Nevada is looking to immediatley fill 1 to 2 fully funded research associate PhD positions. The student will conduct research related to wastewater reuse for agriculture (3 year USDA funded project) and anthropogenic chemicals in the environment. More information can be found at http://www.dhanigan.com. A background in environmental engineering or environmental chemistry is preferred. Prospective applicants should email GRE, TOEFL (if nonnative English speaker), GPA, and CV to DHanigan@UNR.edu. New PhD students will be part of a department wide Environmental Engineering hiring effort and will have the opportunity to collaborate with Environmental Engineering faculty in biotechnology and faculty in the College of Agrculture.
While the official recruitment period has closed, applicants will still be viewed favorably. Dr. David Hanigan joined the department in Fall of 2016. Dr. Hanigan’s expertise is in disinfection by-products and trace contaminants.
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The University of Nevada, Reno is an urban campus located in Reno, NV (pop. 500,000, elev. 4,500’). Reno is in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada Mountains which provides the city with >300 days of sunshine per year. Lake Tahoe and world class skiing are approximately 35 miles from downtown. Annual enrollment is 21,000 students. Both Civil and Environmental Engineering are nationally ranked in the top 100 (#43, #75, respectively).